There’s nothing more exciting than discovering fascinating new places whilst on your travels. Across Europe, there have been endless vibrant and innovative bars popping up in the most unlikely places. From breathtaking views to quirky themes and cracking good cocktails, we’ve selected our top picks of the most unique nightlife spots Europe has to offer… for a night you simply won’t forget.
180 Sunset Bar, Mykonos Town, Mykonos
Prepare to be amazed as you experience electric sunsets like you’ve never seen before. This little slice of paradise boasts panoramic views of the mystical Mykonos Sunset. Watch as the skies light up with warm oranges, pretty pinks and dark deep blues. It’s an enchanting sight that’s sure to give you goosebumps.
Deep Makarska, Makarska, Croatia
Set in an atmospheric cave on the glittering Adriatic coastline, this hidden gem quite literally offers an underground party scene. Chill out to ambient tunes in a blissful natural setting during the day and with DJs performing late into the evening, you can discover one of the world’s most unique clubbing experiences there is.
The Zoo Project, Benimussa Park, Ibiza
Calling all party animals! This open-air forest party is made for the free-spirited festivalgoers who love a good groove. Prepare for an adventure as you explore four outdoor arenas with performances, swimming pools and secret gardens. Each week boasts an impressive line-up of international DJs, making for a truly tribal treat in a unique, natural setting.
Cova d’en Xoroi, Cala en Porter, Menorca
This spectacular setting sits in a sheltered cliff on the south coast of Menorca, with dreamy coastal views, mouth-wateringly good cocktails and a warm, ambient atmosphere by the sea. Whether you’re seeking a cheeky afternoon cocktail or a quirky venue to dance the night away, this seafront secret is sure to be one you won’t forget.
Paradiso, Barcelona, Spain
If you don’t look close enough, you could easily walk on by this well-kept secret. Tucked behind an unassuming pastrami shop in the lively labyrinth streets of El Born, you can find wonderfully creative cocktails served by friendly bar staff who really know their stuff! And of course, a trip here wouldn’t be complete without trying some of their sensational smoked meats.
Lost and Found Drinkery, Nicosia, Cyprus
This small and quirky bar is nestled away from the hustle and bustle of Nicosia with just enough room for around 20 people. The privileged visitors can expect a funky, fun décor of mismatched furniture, pinball machines and cinema chairs. The charismatic and creative cocktails have been recognised worldwide and it’s definitely a must see if you’re stopping in Cyprus this summer.
Fancy discovering some hidden gems of your own? Book yourself a 2019 holiday and you’ll be dancing the night away in no time…